Ratings for "Survivor's" finale Sunday hit a low, while the
The last episode of "Survivor: Blood vs. Water," the 27th cycle in the reality series' run, drew 10.2 million viewers and a rating of 2.5 in the key 18-49 age demographic for the episode that resulted in Tyson Apostol's victory.
Viewership among those advertiser-coveted young adults fell 22% compared with last fall's comparable episode, marking the lowest rating the show has generated from a season ender. The "Survivor Reunion" brought in 7.7 million viewers overall. Leading off prime time for CBS, a
Ratings are tentative because of NFL games that ran into CBS' lineup in some markets, and the numbers could also be thrown off by the fact that
Fox's animated comedy slate got a big boost from its strong NFL lead-in.
NBC's coverage of the NFL matchup between the
Against football and "Survivor,"